In this series, we’ll walk through the Gospel of Matthew and see Jesus fulfill God’s promises to save humanity and bring His kingdom to earth. We’ll also discover through Jesus’ teachings what the kingdom of God is like, how we can live in it, and why it’s so much better than anything this world has to offer us.

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In part one of this special Christmas series, Pastor Doug Sauder teaches from Matthew 1:1-17 as we look at the genealogy of Jesus and explore the question “What if God was one of us?”

In week two of this special Christmas series, Pastor Doug Sauder teaches from through Matthew 1:18-25 and 2:13-23 as we learn what it looks like to trust and obey God when things don’t make sense and how God can use your faithfulness to change the world.

In week three of this special Christmas series, we read through Matthew 2:1-12 as Pastor Doug Sauder shows us how the wise men came to see Jesus and brought Him three special gifts. Discover why Jesus is a greater kind of King than the world has ever seen and how we can surrender and serve the King!

Kicking off part two of the Gospel of Matthew, we read through Matthew 3. In this message, Pastor Doug Sauder explores how John the Baptist paved the way and prepared the people for the coming of the kingdom of God. We also discover the power of repentance and what happens when we embrace the identity God’s gives us!

In this message, Pastor Doug Sauder will take us through Matthew 4 and the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness by Satan. Together, we’ll learn how to overcome the attacks of the enemy through the power of the Word of God.

Continuing our journey through the Gospel of Matthew, in this message Pastor Chris Baselice explores Matthew 5:1-12 as we begin to examine Jesus’ most famous message, the Sermon on the Mount. Learn where true happiness comes from in God’s kingdom through this study of the Beatitudes.

It’s Global Weekend! In this message, Pastor Doug Sauder teaches us what it means to be salt and light in our community and across the world as we hear how the Lord is working through missionaries in different countries. We also learn how we can be part of the work!

Continuing through the Gospel of Matthew, in this message Pastor Stephan Tchividjian takes us through Matthew 5:17-48 as we see Jesus flip everything we thought we knew upside down. Discover what the kingdom of God truly looks like and how we can walk in it together.

Continuing through the Gospel of Matthew, in this message we’ll dive into Matthew 6:1-18 as Pastor Doug Sauder teaches us the what, why, and how of praying, fasting, and giving.

Continuing through the Gospel of Matthew, Pastor Doug Sauder takes us through Matthew 6:19-34. In this message, we’ll examine what has mastery in our lives, what our vision is like, and where our treasure truly lies. Learn to trust God with your time, talent, treasure, and ultimately with your life while not giving in to worry and anxiety.
 
Continuing through the Gospel of Matthew, Pastor Doug Sauder takes us through Matthew 7. In this message, we examine Jesus’ statement about judging others, learn the difference between what’s true and false regarding the way of Jesus and the teaching of Jesus, and what happens when we build our lives in the way of His teaching!
 

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